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Bala, Pen y Banc Cottage. Dogs welcome. From £85 per night £395 - £605 pw inc.

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Spring.  Entrance gate. Parking to  the side of the cottage.Registered Four Star with Visit Wales
One of the best views of Bala Lake taken from the lop of the lane looking down the whole length.
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2 bedrooms
1 bathroom
4 guests
2 nights minimum
Cottage
Pen Y Banc is a lovely, cosy, comfortable traditionally furnished detached Self Catering Holiday Cottage, 2 Bedrooms King + two 3ft single beds + Cot. Kitchen, Dining Room, Living room. Bathroom with over bath shower, private garden and parking. Children under 2 not counted by Visit Wales in Numbers. No charge for well-behaved dogs but the same rules as for my own. The cottage is homely, relaxing and well equipped, retaining many original features but has double-glazing, central heating and log burning stoves affording warmth all year round. It is comfortable furnished in a traditional style to suit the age of the cottage. All quality linen and disposables are provided The cottage garden is enclosed, secure, private, wild life, bee and pollinator friendly, to front and rear. Pen y B...Pen Y Banc is a lovely, cosy, comfortable traditionally furnished detached Self Catering Holiday Cottage, 2 Bedrooms King + two 3ft single beds + Cot. Kitchen, Dining Room, Living room. Bathroom with over bath shower, private garden and parking. Children under 2 not counted by Visit Wales in Numbers. No charge for well-behaved dogs but the same rules as for my own. The cottage is homely, relaxing and well equipped, retaining many original features but has double-glazing, central heating and log burning stoves affording warmth all year round. It is comfortable furnished in a traditional style to suit the age of the cottage. All quality linen and disposables are provided The cottage garden is enclosed, secure, private, wild life, bee and pollinator friendly, to front and rear. Pen y Banc is in the small Small Hamlet of Sarnau, just off the A494 the main road to Bala. Accessible all weather conditions.Walker and Cyclist friendly. Secure storage for bikes and motorbikes. It is 3.5 miles from Bala and 2.5 miles from the Brynterion the best dog friendly pub in Wales 2017 A larger four bedroom Grade two listed Cottage, the Cross Keys is 2.5 miles away in the village of Llandderfel. That does not have a garden but is nearer the pub, fishing in the Dee and on a bus route. Pen Y Banc means 'Top of the Bank' and there are gentle steps from the lane to the cottage but also the steps from the patio area up to the garden are steeper but with rails each side. There is more gentle side access to the garden to the side of the cottage. Tourist License / Licencia de turismo N °: VISITWALESGRADE4More
House Rules
Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
* Pet dogs are not allowed on the furniture and not upstairs. Owners must use bags to clean up faeces. * Please do not to wear shoes or muddy boots in the cottages. Downstairs is washable except rugs but please no shoes upstairs on carpets. . * Please do not throw Nappies, Nappy wipes or Facial wipes down the Toilet, it block the drains. I am sure these rules in most circumstances are already used in your own .
Bathrooms
1 Full bath
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About the Owner
Carol K
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a day
Listed Since:July 2015
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Reviewed 29 September 2020

We had a lovely stay at Carol's cottage. She was there to show us around the cottage when we arrived. There is everything you need here for a comfortable and warm stay. Ideal to tour around the local area.

Date of stay: September 2020
Thank Scenic08832423298
Reviewed 21 August 2020

Chose this cottage as looking for a base for my son and I for various activities near Bala. We really enjoyed our stay in this characterful old cottage, facilities were great, and the location being outside of Bala, but not too far was peaceful without...More

Date of stay: August 2020
Thank Paradise41747004635
Reviewed 16 August 2020

Pen Y Banc, in the tiny hamlet of Sarnau, was near enough to use Bala's facilities and see our friends there but well away from any Covid risk. We felt completely safe here. It is clean, comfortably furnished and well equipped, having been a family...More

Date of stay: August 2020
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Reviewed 3 August 2020

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Date of stay: August 2020
Reviewed 15 March 2020

Had a wonderful long weekend stay in this lovely cottage. Close to Snowdonia National Park and all that has to offer as well as Bala for shopping and restaurants. The cottage has everything you need and is very cosy and Carol is a great and...More

Date of stay: March 2020
Thank 803duncanm
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Reviewed 29 December 2019 via mobile

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Date of stay: December 2019
Reviewed 7 November 2019 via mobile

Carol was great, helpful and friendly. The cottage was beautifully warm and very quiet and perfect for our peaceful get away. Well situated for exploring snowdonia national Park. Will definitely return.

Date of stay: November 2019
Thank Lucy M
Reviewed 17 September 2019

Sadly, we only stayed for 3 nights, we would have liked to have stayed longer as the cottage is very homely and comfortable. Great location, approx 4 miles from Bala. The cottage has a lovely enclosed garden which was perfect for my dog. Beds are...More

Date of stay: September 2019
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Reviewed 8 September 2019 via mobile

My husband and I stayed at Pen y banc cottage with my 2 dogs. We were relax during our stay. Carol was so kind and the house was clean.

Date of stay: September 2019
Thank gomasami
Reviewed 4 September 2019 via mobile

Home away from home, super clean, amazing hospitality, comfortable beds... would definitely recommend and return

Date of stay: August 2019
Thank JohnW10623
Amenities
Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Grill
Central Heating
Fireplace
Refrigerator
Highchair
Housekeeping Included
Internet Access
Iron
Kettle
Linens Provided
Microwave
Mountain Views
Parking
Patio
Private Garden
Cable/satellite TV
Stereo System
Cooker
Toaster
Towels Provided
TV
Washer
Wi-Fi
City Getaway
Cycling Trips
Rural/Countryside Retreats
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About the neighbourhood
Pen Y Banc is 3.5 Miles from the un-commercialised Market town of Bala and very central to Snowdonia National Park and areas of 'Outstanding Natural Beauty'. The area is known locally as the Lake District of Wales but without the traffic and congestion of the more famous Lake District in the North of England. In 1882 'Bala and the surrounding area is described as a quiet little town situated near the end of Bala Lake on the North Side of a wide cultivated valley. A hundred years ago it was more quiet and rural still. ( in 1782) The scenery is pastoral in it's character, hilly rather than mountainous, but well wooded and watered. Altogether it is a pretty, cheerful, healthy spot'.. It remains so.
Getting around
A car, bike or motor bike are essential for guests visiting this area. Public Transport is very limited and there is no service to the Hamlet of Sarnau, the nearest pick up point is Llandderfel where you can leave your car. There is much to do and explore in this contrasting, beautiful, accessible part of Wales.
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Bala, Pen y Banc Cottage. Dogs welcome. From £85 per night £395 - £605 pw inc. has one bathroom available. See all property details.

Bala, Pen y Banc Cottage. Dogs welcome. From £85 per night £395 - £605 pw inc. has 2 bedrooms available. See all property details.

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